Surprise waxcap

Surprise waxcap

Observation - Surprise waxcap - UK and Ireland. Description: Very bright red to orange toadstools scattered on former heathland, now dense bracken under pine and

Very bright red to orange toadstools scattered on former heathland, now dense bracken under pine and birch trees. Nearest grass several metres away and not much of it.
Cap dry, gills paler, adnate. Stipe waxy, shading from red apex to white slightly woolly base.